Registration / Hotel

 

 

 

For any question, please contact the congress office : 
registration@paris-wfd2019.org

 

WFD Members are eligible for reduced Congress registration fees

More information can be found on 
https://wfdeaf.org/get-involved/become-a-member/

Contact: memberships@wfd.fi 


REGISTRATION FEES 

Rates are in euros (exempt from VAT)
To view the current foreign exchange rates, please visit www.x-rates.com

PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION FEES EARLY
Before
15 January 2019 
STANDARD
Between
16 January
and
15 March 2019
LATE
From
16 March 2019
until the congress
 WFD Member (1) 589 € 639 € 689 €
 Non Member  649 € 699 € 749 €
 FNSF Member (2) 589 € 639 € 689 € 
 Developing Countries (3) 409 €  459 € 509 €
 Senior (over 65 years) (4) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Youth (15-30 years) (5) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Student (full time) (6) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Continuing Education Registation (7)  1110 € 1110 € 1110 €
 Daily registration
Wednesday 24 July, Thursday 25 July, Friday 26 July, Saturday 27 July
229 € 279 € 349 €

 

Participants from WFD approved developing countries are eligible for reduced Congress registration fees  
 Click here for official list of developing countries 


(1)
WFD Member registration

• Applicable to two Delegates from each WFD Ordinary Member, one from Associate and International Members, and to all WFD Individual Members.
• Participants who wish to benefit from these fees must provide a special registration code issued by the WFD Secretariat.
• For WFD Membership enquiries, please contact: memberships@wfd.fi
• More information can be found on www.wfdeaf.org

(2) FNSF Member registration
• French Participants who wish to benefit from these fees must provide a special registration code issued by the FNSF Secretariat. For any question, please contact Inscriptions.wfd2019@gmail.com

The reduced fee is applicable to one Delegate from each FNSF Member Organisation, to all Honorary and individual members. 

(3) Developing Countries registration
• Applicable to those countries defined as developing countries by the WFD. See the list of WFD approved Developing Countries

(4) Senior (over 65 years old) registration
• A copy of your passport will be required. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

(5) Youth (from 15 to 30 years old) registration
• A copy of your passport will be required. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

(6) Student full time registration
• Students must be studying full time to qualify for discounted rate. A copy of your student identification card is required when you submit your registration

(7) Continuing Education registration
• For French participants only.

 

Full registration fees include (all categories except daily registration):

  • Access to all Congress sessions from 23 to 27 July 2019
  • Congress bag and official documents
  • Access to the Exhibition
  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 23 July 2019
  • Closing Ceremony on 27 July 2019

Full registration fees do not include:

  • Congress dinner on 27 July 2019 (optional ticket, subject to availability)
  • Lunches or other meals, and coffee breaks

Daily registration fee includes:

  • Access to Congress sessions on the nominated day
  • Congress bag and official documents
  • Access to the exhibition

Daily registration fees do not include:

  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 23 July 2019
  • Closing Ceremony on 27 July 2019
  • Congress dinner on 27 July 2019 (optional ticket, subject to availability)
  • Lunches or other meals, and coffee breaks


CHILDREN'S PROGRAM 

CHILDREN'S REGISTRATION FEE

 Children's registration (4 days: from 24 to 27 July)

120 €

 

• The children's activities are open to children from 6 to 14 years old. At least one parent mus be registered for the congress

• Reservations are limited.

• The organisers reserve the right to cancel activities if less than 16 participants register.

• The child's date of birth and copy of passport will be requested during the registration process.

 

  • All activities will be conducted in International Sign (IS) and French Sign Language (LSF)
  • Children will be under the supervision of qualified and experienced professionals. 
  • All tours depart from and return to the Congress Centre
  • Transportation and meals are included

 To view the CHILDREN'S PROGRAM, click here


REGISTRATION PROCESS

  • Access to all Congress activities is subject to registration. 
  • Participants are encouraged to register in advance and as early as possible in order to benefit from lower registration (early bird fees), wider optional activities and a larger selection of hotels. 
  • You can register online via this secure server by paying with your credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, EUROCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS) or by bank transfer.
  • After payment clearance, the Congress Office will email you an electronic invoice confirming all registration and accommodation details and payment status.
  • If you have any questions, please contact: registration@paris-wfd2019.org 

Before starting your registration, be sure you are ready to provide the following information

1) A portrait-type picture (head shot only, with a neutral background) for your congress ID badge.

  • Acceptable files to be upload are JPG, GIF or PNG files; 
  • Dimensions required are width 400 pixels x height 400 pixels, maximum size 20’000 KB

2) Your special WFD 2019 registration code, if you are:

  • registering as a WFD Member
  • registering as a FNSF Member
  • registering as a Youth Camp participant

3) A copy of your passport or ID card, if you are:

  • going to request a visa invitation letter
  • registering as a participant from a developing country, as a senior delegate or as a youth delegate.

4) A copy of your child(ren)’s passport(s), if you are:

  • going to register your child(ren) for the children's activity program


VISA INVITATION LETTER

  • A customised invitation letter for visa purposes is only available for participants with a confirmed and fully paid registration.
  • The letter is intended to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa but does not imply the WFD will provide financial support. 
  • In case of a visa request rejection, the Congress organisers will refund the full registration fee only upon receipt of the official refusal document from the Embassy.

Please visit the website of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france for further information concerning the documents required to obtain a visa. 

We urge all participants to keep in mind that a visa application may take some time to be processed and should, therefore, be initiated early enough to ensure it is granted before the Congress begins. We encourage you to also check with your local Embassy regarding necessary documents, as this may differ even between individuals from the same country.


 ACCESSIBILITY

  • Sessions will be interpreted as required in International Sign (IS) and in French Sign Language (LSF), French and English.
  • National Associations of the Deaf are encouraged to bring their national Sign Language interpreters, including Deafblind interpreters.

Participants are invited to declare special needs: 
  • Personal assistant /personal sign language interpreter
If you are planning to bring your personal assistant or personal sign language interpreter to the Congress, please contact the Congress Office by email at info@paris-wfd2019.org to apply for a free official pass for this assistant/ interpreter. 

The organisers reserve the right to approve or reject acceptance of such request. 

Registrants who attend the Congress with their personal assistant or personal interpreter are responsible for all costs involved including professional fees, travel, lodging and meals. Registrants must also still pay all registration fees for themselves. 
  • Headsets for translation
If you are a hearing person, you will be asked to indicate if you will need a headset for oral translation.
  • Dietary requirements
Participants are invited to specify if they have specific dietary requirements. The congress will accommodate vegetarian meals and gluten free meals upon request.


CANCELLATION POLICY FOR REGISTRATION

All cancellations must be notified in writing to registration@paris-wfd2019.org according to the following policies. Any reimbursement will be processed AFTER the Congress:

  • Up to May 15, 2019: 100 Euros will be withheld for administrative fee
  • From May 16, 2019: no refund

In case of a visa request rejection, the organisers will refund the full registration fee only upon receipt of the official refusal document from the Embassy.

Modifications / Name Substitutions

For changes in registration, a processing fee of 25€ will be charged, except for name substitutions which will be treated as new registrations.

All changes must be requested in writing to the Organising Secretariat.

Download the conditions


SOCIAL PROGRAM

Social program activities are subject to registration.

 To view the SOCIAL PROGRAM, click here


ACCOMMODATION

On-line accommodation reservation will be available until May 15, 2019.

For specific questions regarding accommodation, please contact: registration@paris-wfd2019.org

Hotel rooms at special Conference rates are being held for conference participants and their families in various hotels of different categories in Paris. There will be no shuttle services provided by the congress .

You can make your room reservation, on this secure server in paying with your credit card or bank transfer and follow the instructions.

A PAYMENT of the FULL STAY will be requested for all hotel reservations. It will be automatically deducted from the total amount of your hotel bill when leaving. Room reservation will be made upon availability on a first come, first served basis.

LIST OF HOTELS

All rates are indicated in euros, per night and per room. Reservations must be made through the Conference Office to guarantee the indicated rates negotiated for the Conference. All rates include breakfast and tax, in standard room.


HOTEL NAME SINGLE ROOM DOUBLE ROOM ADDRESS ACCESS
 4  HYATT REGENCY
PARIS ETOILE
192,53 €  215,06 € 3, place du Général Kœnig,
Paris 17
Walking distance
 3  IBIS PARIS
LA DEFENSE CENTRE
90,32 €  101,64 € 4, boulevard de Neuilly, Courbevoie Metro line 1 from Porte Maillot
to Esplanade de la Défense (about 16 min.)
 3  IBIS PARIS
MONTMARTRE
96,65 €  108,80 € 5, rue Caulaincourt,
Paris 18
Metro line 1 from Porte Maillot
to Charles de Gaulle Etoile (about 10 min.)
and Metro line 2 from Charles de Gaulle Etoile to Place de Clichy (about 15 min.)
 3  IBIS PARIS
BASTILLE OPERA

21, 26 and, 28 July
111,65 €

from 22 to 26 July
126,65€

21, 26 and 28 July
128,80 €

from 22 to 26 July

138,80 €

15, rue Breguet,
Paris 11
Metro line 1 from Porte Maillot
to Bastille (about 35 min.)
 3  IBIS PARIS
PORTE D'ITALIE
 80,50 €  91,70 € 13 rue du Val de Marne,
Gentilly
RER C from Porte Maillot
to Saint Michel Notre Dame (about 30 min.)
and RER B from Saint Michel Notre Dame
to Gentilly (about 25 min.)
 3  IBIS BERTHIER  91,65 €   103,80 € 10, rue Bernard Buffet,
Paris 17
RER C from Porte Maillot
to Porte de Clichy (about 11 min.)
 3  BEST WESTERN
CHAMPS ELYSEES
 141,65 €  153,30 € 18 rue de l'Arc de Triomphe,
Paris 17
Walking distance (about 10 min.)

 

DO NOT FORGET:

  • If you decide to postpone your stay at the last minute, the rooms will be kept by the hotels according to the amount of the payment received.
  • If you are delayed, think of informing the hotel.
  • No reservation will be made without the requested deposit.

CANCELLATION CONDITIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

  • From confirmation to Sunday, May 12, 2019: 100% of the total amount due may be cancelled free of charge
  • From Monday, May 13, 2019 to Tuesday, June 11, 2019: 85% of the total amount due is non refundable
  • From Wednesday, June 12, 2019: 100% of the total amount due is non refundable

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY HOUSING and LOW COST ACCOMMODATION 

Budget hotels, apartment rentals, youth hostels, bed & breakfast, camping, couch-surfing, university residences... Several opportunities for small budgets exist in Paris. Here are all the addresses and ideas for a low-cost accommodation. Click here

 


INSURANCE AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

FNSF – Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France (French National Federation of the Deaf) – and MCI cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of Congress proceedings arising from political, social, health or economic events or any other unforeseen incidents beyond their control.

Congress cancellation policies shall apply in all cases. A participant's registration entails acceptance of the cancellation policies. It is recommended that participants obtain travel, health, accident and cancellation insurance before they depart from their countries.

The FNSF – Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France and MCI as organisers will accept no liability for personal injuries sustained by, or for loss or damage to property belonging to Congress participants and accompanying persons either during or as a result of the Congress or events.

 


ANY QUESTIONS ?

please contact :

Email : registration@paris-wfd2019.org

tel : +33 (0)1 70 39 35 56

or use the chatbox

INFORMATION TO WFD MEMBERS

 

WFD MEMBERS benefit from reduced rates! 

More information can be found on www. wfdeaf.org - Contact: memberships@wfd.fi

 

Delegates from approved DEVELOPING COUNTRIES benefit from reduced rates

Click here to download the list of Approved Developing Countries for WFD Congress Registration Fees